Los Angeles Lakers

American professional basketball team

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The Los Angeles Lakers are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles. The Lakers compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA), as a member of the league's Western Conference in the Pacific Division. The Lakers play their home games at Staples Center, an arena shared with the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers, the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association, and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League. The Lakers are one of the most successful teams in the history of the NBA, and have won 16 NBA championships, the second-most behind the Boston Celtics.

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After 11 seasons with the Cavaliers, LeBron James signed a four-year, $154 million contract with the Lakers before the 2018-19 NBA season.
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Mario Hezonja blocked LeBron James' potential game-winning shot with 2.3 seconds to play, allowing the New York Knicks to complete a late rally and beat the Los..
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Mario Hezonja hadn't played in a month, but he made the biggest play of the game, blocking LeBron James' last-second shot to seal a one-point win.
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Lakers forward Brandon Ingram is expected to be ready for next season after undergoing surgery on his right arm
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Andre Drummond had 19 points and 23 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons took advantage of LeBron James' absence, beating the Los Angeles Lakers 111-97
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LeBron James will miss Friday night's game for the Los Angeles Lakers at Detroit
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Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points, Norman Powell had 20 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Los Angeles Lakers 111-98
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As the Lakers face the probability of another missed NBA postseason, the summer takes on heightened intensity. Who will L.A. bring into the fold?
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Lakers star LeBron James weighed in on the Monday confrontation between Russell Westbrook and a Utah Jazz fan.
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LeBron James had 36 points and 10 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame a 20-point deficit to beat the Chicago Bulls 123-107 on Tuesday night and end a..
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A playoffs without LeBron James await, and his friends say that will only stoke his fire for next season
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

During the Lakers-Celtics broadcast on Saturday, Jeff Van Gundy suggested the Lakers scrap direction entirely and trade James to free up cap space.
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The Lakers' misery is going to elicit very little pity among fans outside their own, but at least one person is feeling some sympathy.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

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